Lost in translation

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Strangeplaces.net has a listing of funky English translations found around the world. Some of my favorites:


    In a Bucharest hotel lobby:

    The lift is being fixed for the next day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.


    In a Leipzig elevator:

    Do not enter the lift backwards, and only when lit up.


    In a Paris hotel elevator:

    Please leave your values at the front desk.


    In a hotel in Athens:

    Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of 9 and 11 A.M. daily.


    In a Zurich hotel:

    Because of the impropriety of entertaining guests of the opposite sex in the bedroom, it is suggested that the lobby be used for this purpose.


    In an Acapulco hotel:

    The manager has personally passed all the water served here.



Well, made me laugh, anyway.

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